Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, Paris

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You'll recognize Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre by its picture-perfect white stone. The basilica remains white even with weathering and pollution, due to its construction with travertine stone, which exudes the mineral calcite. Before entering, take a look up at the Equestrian Statue of King Saint Louis on the left and the Equestrian Statue of Saint Joan of Arc on the right. When you enter, you're surrounded by interesting artifacts and art, including the mosaic in the apse entitled "Christ in Majesty,” which is among the largest in the world. Join the daily Catholic mass or meditate at the fountain in the gardens. To visit Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre on your trip to Paris, use our Paris trip app .
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  • The Basilica's beautiful the view of Paris is exceptional, but he is world and especially the bad smells too. If not get lost in the alleys of Montmartre is truly magical... Do is to redo
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  • Price Cathedral situated in the high area of Paris. You have to climb a lot of stairs but worthwhile, especially the views of the city from above.
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  • Although there are certainly better views of Paris, this basilica is definitely one of the most impressive churches in Paris, right at the heart of the city's artist neighbourhood. Open all day and de...  more »

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